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Sector | Crop protection

© Norman Chan |
Hydrangea Leaf Distortion:

Hydrangea Ringspot Virus confirmed

Photo by Heidi Lindberg, MSU Extension
MSU Extension releases insect and disease management recommendations for the 2024 growing season:

Greenhouse disease and insect management recommendations for 2024

© Kpoppie |

CAN: CFIA plans possible change to plant import restrictions in P.E.I.

How to release biocontrol agents successfully

Webinar, April 11, 10am-12pm Eastern:

Unveiling Vascular Streak Dieback: Insights, Surveys, and Solutions

Biobest opens new predatory mite production facility

"We help plants to cope with drought and salt stress"

© Palex66 |

Parvispinus on Poinsettias? It’s possible

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Study shows benefits of chatgroups to human health can be replicated in plant health

Megan Foley joins Impello Biosciences team

In the Netherlands, this expansion is not yet approved:

Belgium: Intra Multi-Des GA disinfectant's approval expanded

Causes and solutions of botrytis in greenhouses: the case of basil

“There are various ways to fight botrytis, but prevention remains the most effective one”

Building a natural bee habitat to support bee populations

Avoiding flower bleaching in spring bedding plants

"Backie offers a sustainable solution for slug control"

Sprayers, foggers, and foamers for optimum crop protection

Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association

US (MA): Spotted lanternfly on nursery stock

Why maintaining magnesium is important

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US (MO): Project GREEEN supports ‘rapid response time’ to fight emerging plant pathogens

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Alternate substrates require altered growing practices

© Solaiman Hossen |

Petunia purpling problems

Zooming in on microbiomes: meet the tiny predators that are vital for ecosystems

© Solaiman Hossen |

US (MP): MSU hosts general pest management workshop

Quick improvements possible with advanced spraying techniques

© Gajendra Bhati |

Vestaron receives EPA approval for second active ingredient

Plant biologists identify promising new fungicides

Winning the battle against thrips: top tactics for pest control

"I treated 2000 sqm in just 1 hour, compared to 3 hours of spraying"

Thrips control in roses: strategy, action and results

USDA Forest Service photo by Preston Keres

USDA expands insurance for nursery growers to all States

Battling Broad Mite in spring crops

First report of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. fastidiosa in Italy

Webinar about Thrips parvispinus:

Are you prepared for Parvispinus?

© Palex66 |

Syngenta and Lavie Bio to develop novel bio-insecticide

Spotted Lanternfly reveals a potential weakness

What are the risks of biofilm?

Combining two predatory mites to improve IPM efficency

What are the risks of biofilm?

HAL Investments

Koppert receives €140M investment

Safety tips shared during Education Month

US (FL): App helps consumers find pollinator-friendly plants for their landscape

High-tech spray prevents and cures rusty plant threat

Yale-led research team uncovers the mechanism behind why plant growth and flowering sometimes occur in different seasons:

Distinct molecular pathways control growth, flowering in plants

US (TX): El Paso area CBP agriculture specialists hard at work to ensure Valentine’s Day flowers are pest-free

Brussels withdraws its proposal to regulate the use of pesticides

Bioline launches Bugline Duo:

"A combination of two predatory mites in the same product"

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US (FL): Thrips parvispinus is tiny but deadly to landscapes and crops

Sticky disc prevents damage ringlegged earwig in gerbera

Bioline launches Predafix Plus:

"The first sprayable food for predatory mites on the market"

© Gajendra Bhati |

Researchers seek bio weapons against pathogens